Know the SSC JE Exam Pattern
Well, one needs to be thorough with the exam pattern and syllabus before starting your preparation journey, as it helps you build a better preparation strategy.
SSC JE Exam is a two-tier exam which means it is conducted in two phases
- Phase 1: It is an online Test for 200 marks for two hours.
- Phase 2: It is an offline exam for 300 marks for the duration of two hours.
SSC JE Exam Pattern – Paper 1
SSC JE Exam Pattern – Paper 2
Paper 2 is a descriptive paper (written Examination) carrying 300 marks and total time duration is 2 hours. SSC JE is conducted for 3 branches - Mechanical/Civil/Electrical
SSC JE Civil
SSC JE Mechanical
SSC JE Electrical
Know SSC JE Syllabus
Go through the SSC JE Syllabus and SSC Exam Pattern thoroughly. Segregate the topics according to the difficulty level.
Enhance your Time Management Skills
You must know how to manage time for each section for the SSC JE exam. You must practice questions in a way such that you maintain a balance between speed and accuracy. Solve as many questions as possible in a time-bound manner.
Build a Practical Schedule
Prepare a realistic timetable and follow it strictly.
Brush up your Basics
Read the theory behind every concept to clear the basics, basics are the pillars of the vast syllabus.
Make Short Notes
Try to make your own short notes which will help you to revise quickly.
All the formulas should be at your fingertips. Practice them regularly so that you do not forget them.
Go Through Example Problems
Going through example problems will help you understand the steps to solve problems.
Practice SSC JE Previous Year Papers
Go through the previous year question papers of SSC JE exam and check the weightage of different topics, type of questions asked and their difficulty level. Master the topics having higher weightage. Take at least past 5-10 years of question papers and solve them.
Solve Sufficient Practice Questions
You must practice diligently and be in a position to answer any type of questions asked from any topic.
Take Mock Tests
Taking SSC JE mock tests will help you get a clear idea about where you are standing and where you need to improve. You will also get used to the pressure of taking exams.
Improve Your Test-Taking Skills
Scoring well also depends upon how wisely you select the questions to answer and how efficiently you use your time. Make sure to improve your overall test-taking skills and develop a smart strategy to take the exam.
Know the Best Books to prepare for SSC Junior Engineer Exam
SSC JE Books for Mechanical Engineering
Khanna's Mechanical Objective Type
Dr. Sadhu Singh
- Most standard books with a variety of questions
- Enhances problem-solving techniques.
Mechanical Engineering for competitions
- Books consist of objective & conventional ques. but candidates are advised to solve objective for Paper1
- Formulas along with question give an upper hand in the exam.
Objective Mechanical Engineering (Diploma) Competitive Exams
- Book focussed for diploma engineers but can refer it for some more fundamental questions
Kiran's SSC Junior Engineer Mechanical Engineering Self Study guide
- Book consists of a cluster of question focussed on SSC JE exam
SSC JE Books for Civil Engineering
SSC JE Civil Engineering Previous Year Solved Papers
Made Easy Publication
- Best book for Previous Year Papers
- Subject wise previous year solved MCQs
- Previous year solved conventional questions
Civil Engineering: Through Objective Type Questions
SP Gupta & SS Gupta by CBS Publishers & Distributors
- Good quality MCQs - Subject Wise
- Excellent book for SSC JE, ESE & GATE Exam
- Around 3000 MCQs
SSC: Junior Engineers Exam Guide: Junior Engineers (Civil & Structural) Exam Guide
R Gupta's by Ramesh Publishing House
- Study Material and solved previous year Papers
- 1500 MCQs
SSC JE Books for Electrical Engineering
Objective Electrical Technology
By, V.K. Mehta & Rohit Mehta
The questions provided in this book have been selected from various potent resources to provide the students with an idea of how the questions are set and what type of questions to expect on the final day.
Electrical Engineering Objective Types Question
By, A . Handa M. Handa
Satya Prakashan Publication
It is also the best book for electrical engineering student for competitive exam. Hear the explanation of questions is very understanding and helpful.
SSC Cpwd/Cwc/ Mes Electrical Engineering
The Question in this book matches the standard level of SSC JE Exam & the explanation of question is also very helpful to revise the concepts.
Question Bank in Electrical Engineering
This is the best book for all electrical competitive exams covers theory conceptual objective as well as numerical objective questions
General Intelligence & Reasoning Books
Bhupendra Kumar Singh
Reasoning scoring part in SSC so gain concepts and attempt countless quizzes
General Awareness Books
Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul
Book alone is one-stop-shop for all G.K notes for SSC JE
Arihant General Knowledge
This book for general knowledge is the best book for SSC JE Preparation, the material is given in bold is good to point out the important points
Preparation Tips for General Awareness & General Intelligence
Know the syllabus in detail and keep yourself up to date as the syllabus is vast. Few are the following tips for General Aware
- Reading is always a good habit so it's better if you read the news regularly, keep yourself updated with all the latest current affairs through newspapers.
- Get daily updates at regular intervals
- Take online quizzes with BYJU'S Exam Prep.
- Since the syllabus is vast it's preferable to go through the previous year papers.